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The role of gut hormones in controlling the food intake. What is their role in emerging diseases?
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PMID:  22300605     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Central nervous system (CNS) receives peripheral relevant information that are able to regulate individual's energy balance through metabolic, neural, and endocrine signals. Ingested nutrients come into contact with multiple sites in the gastrointestinal tract that have the potential to alter peptide and neural signaling. There is a strong relationship between CNS and those peripheral signals (as gastrointestinal hormones) in the control of food intake. The purpose of this review is to give updated information about the role of gut hormones as mediators of feeding behavior and of different nutrients in modulating gut hormones production. The role of gut hormones in the pathogenesis of emerging diseases as obesity and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is also discussed together with the possible role of these peripheral signals as targets of future therapeutic options.
Authors:
Anna Del Prete; Maddalena Iadevaia; Carmelina Loguercio
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-1-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Endocrinologia y nutricion : organo de la Sociedad Espanola de Endocrinologia y Nutricion     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1579-2021     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-2-3     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100886482     Medline TA:  Endocrinol Nutr     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG; SPA     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 SEEN. Published by Elsevier Espana. All rights reserved.
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CIRANAD: Centro Interuniversitario Per Ricerche Su Alimenti Nutrizione Ed Apparato Digerente, Surgical Medical Department of Clinical and Experimental Internistica "F.Magrassi e A.Lanzara", Second University of Naples, Italy.
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